| Aug 6, 2010
| 9:40 AM
The saga of Springfield continues in the latest year of the animated Fox sitcom to hit video. It's easy to identify the set, since it's packaged in the shape and image of series character Ralph Wiggum's head.
Of course, there's a "Treehouse of Horror"...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 6:46 PM
Two serious nonprofits benefited from a not-so-serious weekend of dining revelry at Fashion Island's new bistro, True Food Kitchen. On Friday evening, the Beckstrand Cancer Foundation was the recipient of proceeds from diners who had come in support of...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:05 PM
Fashion's Night Out
Fashion Island is celebrating Fashion's Night Out on Friday. Shop at your favorite stores from 5 to 9 p.m. and enjoy an array of specials, sweet stations and live DJs throughout the center.
Enter to win a styling session with Lo...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 9:11 PM
Ocean conservation should not be a matter of partisan division. Unfortunately, to a greater rather than lesser degree, it is. The Democrats line up on the side of government-sponsored global protectionism, the Republicans favoring Laissez-Faire capitalism...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 11:10 PM
As patrons sipped their chilled martinis — shaken, not stirred — fortunes of funny money were won and lost.
Red or black, odd or even, all was good fun at the roulette tables set up Thursday night for the Pacific Symphony's "The Music of...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:27 PM
"I wanted to talk to the animals like Dr. Dolittle."
And so she did.
Jane Goodall, whose love of animals first led her to the Kenya highlands in 1957. Who then went to work for famed scientist Louis Leakey. And soon after was introduced to the world...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:00 PM
* (out of four)
Working moms absolutely deserve all the credit in the world. What they don’t deserve is a movie that represents these hardworking women with frazzled mother-of-two Kate (Sarah Jessica Parker). This walking sitcom stuffs a double-...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:19 PM
"Drive" is all about mood but without the edge.
This noir-ish crime story will remind you a lot of Michael Mann's "Heat" in its look and deliberately slow pace. Like that movie, it favors long, smoldering stares over dialogue, punctuated by sudden...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Sarah Jessica Parker plays an extreme multitasker in this mild comedy based on Allison Pearson's novel. A Boston-based businesswoman, wife and mother, the central character finds herself overwhelmed ... all the more so when she lands a big new account...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Before he was James Bond, he was Remington Steele
and he's also a Stephen King fan, a boon to Pierce Brosnan in his return to television.
In recent years a star of such movies as "Mamma Mia!" and the Roman Polanski-directed "The Ghost Writer," the...
| Jul 15, 2011
This is based on a book by Larry Beinhart, who gave us the political satire Wag the Dog.
Salvation Boulevard satirizes religion, a topic that is close to director George Ratliff’s heart. His family is religious and he’s done some religious...